Friday, 25 July 2008
Saturday, 19 July 2008
In this Cool Hunting video RISD president John Maeda narrates a visit to Philip Johnson's Glass House in New Canaan, CT. Maeda shares his impressions and talks about how it relates to his thoughts on simplicity.
Friday, 4 July 2008
Here's a great way to carry a whole lot of dictionaries with you - so if you are going on holiday to different countries and you don't want to fill your suitcase with heavy books, put this site in your browser favourites and don't fill your laptop with big files either.
Check out WordReference.com here
Thursday, 3 July 2008
Podictionary is a short, free podcast with a transcription available daily or weekly.
Charles Hodgson, creator of Podictionary says,
"Every day podictionary delivers a new short story about the history of a common word to thousands of subscribed listeners.
Not only is podictionary an audio word-a-day, but as the number of words grows in the podictionary archive the website is becoming an on-line audio etymology reference of sorts.
It's all for fun, so please enjoy."Check out Podictionary here
Wednesday, 2 July 2008
The Internet Public Library is a public service organization and a learning/teaching environment founded at the University of Michigan School of Information and hosted by Drexel University's College of Information Science & Technology. Check it out here.
Tuesday, 1 July 2008
This week I'm going to be posting about some resources you can use to continue practising English over the summer. The first of these is a List of Online Archives for Free Unabridged Books Online posted at Diploma Guide
Now there is no excuse for not having something to read in English this summer...